The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for MODAF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MODAF over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
England / South West
Rank 130 135 142
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Contract jobs citing MODAF 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £405 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.45% -14.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.69 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.69 £47.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year -1.70% +55.73%  

MODAF is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2317 2454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.55% 79.87% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1527 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

MODAF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing MODAF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for MODAF in the South West

MODAF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MODAF in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for MODAF in the South West

MODAF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MODAF in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MODAF in the South West

MODAF
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MODAF within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +7 4 £500 +28.20%
Bristol +5 2 £575 +35.29%
Wiltshire - 1 £550 -
MODAF
England

MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MODAF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for MODAF.

1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TOGAF
3 9 (69.23%) Requirements Management
3 9 (69.23%) C
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 8 (61.54%) Change Management
4 8 (61.54%) C++
4 8 (61.54%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) UML
4 8 (61.54%) SysML
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
4 8 (61.54%) Physics
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
4 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
4 8 (61.54%) Amazon S3
4 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (61.54%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (15.38%) COBIT
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (7.69%) ArchiMate
7 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Big Data
1 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) TOGAF
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Requirements Management
3 8 (61.54%) Change Management
3 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
3 8 (61.54%) Physics
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) SysML
3 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 8 (61.54%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Content Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
2 8 (61.54%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Apple
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft